learn to read your skin. If our eyes are the mirrors of our soul then our skin is the mirror of our health. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda, what shows up on your face is connected directly or indirectly to the state of your internal organs and systems, making our skin one of the greatest mirrors to inner imbalances.
Grains that pacify Kapha are light, dry, and rough. In general, grains tend to be staples in our diets because they are somewhat heavy and nourishing. But when it comes to balancing Kapha, these qualities are best minimized, so reducing grain consumption overall can be a huge benefit.
Vegetables that pacify Kapha will generally be pungent, bitter, and astringent. Most vegetables include some combination of these tastes, so vegetables are an important centerpiece of any Kapha-balancing diet.